Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#8424 closed defect (fixed)

Facilitator drop privileges

Reported by: dcf Owned by: dcf
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Archived/Flashproxy Version:
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Description

There's no need for facilitator programs (facilitator, facilitator-email-poller) to keep their privileges after they have opened their log files and read their key files.

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by aallai

Status: newneeds_review

The drop_privs branch at https://github.com/aallai/flashproxy.git is a stab at this.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by dcf

Resolution: fixed
Status: needs_reviewclosed

This is modified and merged and running now.

I'd appreciate a second look at the drop_privs function, as I've never written that code before.
https://gitweb.torproject.org/flashproxy.git/blob/6141ae616d64d76c264782f21426ec4cd34871e6:/facilitator/fac.py#l15

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